Lake Crystal, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 2,537 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 
Males: 1,279  (50.4%)
Females: 1,258  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56055.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $64,705 (it was $39,912 in 2000)
Lake Crystal:

$64,705
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,170 (it was $17,454 in 2000)

Lake Crystal city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $141,915 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Lake Crystal:

$141,915
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $175,962; Detached houses: $188,093; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,330; In 2-unit structures: $124,732; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,724; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $85,669; Mobile homes: $24,748

Median gross rent in 2013: $480.

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  • Races in Lake Crystal, MN (2010)

    Lake Crystal races chart
    • 2,45196.2%White alone
    • 341.3%Hispanic
    • 200.8%Black alone
    • 170.7%Asian alone
    • 170.7%Two or more races
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone
    • 20.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lake Crystal detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Crystal: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.9%), Norwegian (18.8%), Irish (6.0%), English (4.6%), Welsh (4.1%), Swedish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,427 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Crystal,MN real estate house value index trend

Lake Crystal, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Crystal:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Crystal city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

35 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,040 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,831 (1.4%)

Lake Crystal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (63.8 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (75.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (366.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Garden City, MN (2.2 miles ), Skyline, MN (3.1 miles ), Good Thunder, MN (3.2 miles ), Vernon Center, MN (3.2 miles ), Madelia, MN (3.3 miles ), North Mankato, MN (3.3 miles ), Nicollet, MN (3.4 miles ), Mankato, MN (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $335,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $297,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.11 N, Longitude: 94.22 W

Area code: 507

Lake Crystal household income distribution Lake Crystal home values distribution

Crime rates in Lake Crystal by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
per 100,000 0.040.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A39.1
Robberies 0001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.039.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 3002323111
per 100,000 119.50.00.078.1114.176.4113.938.938.739.1
Burglaries 5141457109151117
per 100,000 199.2562.5552.7195.2266.3381.8341.6583.9426.0664.8
Thefts 25152732554239184021
per 100,000 996.0602.71,065.91,249.02,092.11,603.71,480.1700.71,549.2821.3
Auto thefts 0006141114
per 100,000 0.00.00.0234.238.0152.738.038.938.7156.4
Arson 0000113200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.038.038.2113.977.90.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.0) 80.298.7116.5145.4163.7153.7143.7114.5137.9135.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lake Crystal detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Minnesota average:

1.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.1%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +325 (+15.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lake Crystal: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Crystal, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lake Crystal, Minnesota average temperatures Lake Crystal, Minnesota average precipitation Lake Crystal, Minnesota humidity Lake Crystal, Minnesota wind speed Lake Crystal, Minnesota snowfall Lake Crystal, Minnesota sunshine Lake Crystal, Minnesota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Lake Crystal-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Lake Crystal city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 8/24/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 37 people and caused $24 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Crystal-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from Lake Crystal center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 257.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 252.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 174.1 miles away from Lake Crystal center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 212.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Blue Earth County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Crystal topographic map

Birthplace of: Moxie Meixell - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Crystal:

  • LAKE CRYSTAL HEALTHCARE CTR (202 LACLAIRE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lake Crystal:

  • HILLCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MANKATO, MN)
  • PATHSTONE LUTHERAN HOME (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MANKATO, MN)
  • PATHSTONE LIVING (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MANKATO, MN)
  • MADELIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • REM HEARTLAND INC MADELIA (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • LAURELS PEAK REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MANKATO, MN)
  • THERESE K SEXTON HOME SOUTH (Hospital, about 11 miles away; NORTH MANKATO, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Crystal:

  • South Central College (about 10 miles; North Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 12 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 20 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • St Olaf College (about 57 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 58 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Normandale Community College (about 67 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Riverland Community College (about 68 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)

Public high school in Lake Crystal:

  • LCWM High (Location: 607 KNIGHTS LANE; Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Lake Crystal:

  • LCWM Elem (Location: 502 WANTONWAN ST. E.; Grades: KG-6)
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Notable locations in Lake Crystal: Lake Crystal (A), Lake Crystal City Hall (B), Lake Crystal Public Library (C), Lake Crystal Fire Department (D), Lake Crystal Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Crystal include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Holy Family Catholic Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake Crystal: Robinson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Blue Earth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 43.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Crystal and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE CRYSTAL (Population served: 2,593, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2012)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.4%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 72.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
33 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Lake Crystal, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Lake Crystal compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Lake Crystal (2011 data):

  • Minnstar Bank National Association: at 202 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $114.3 mil, Deposits: $103.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lake Crystal Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Minnesota average:

10.7

Lake Crystal travel time to work - commute Lake Crystal mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Crystal city (based on Blue Earth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,0939
Mainline Protestant12,50828
Evangelical Protestant10,65034
Other1,4684
None26,294-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Blue Earth County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Blue Earth County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Blue Earth County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

9.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Blue Earth County:

27.3%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.7%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,303$49,8180$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,257$75,0848$2,038
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,041$48,2463$1,663
Streets and Highways 4$16,209$48,6271$49
Water Supply 2$10,598$63,5881$709
Electric Power 3$15,642$62,5681$2,219
Local Libraries 0$0 1$822
Totals for Government 14$65,050$55,75715$7,500

Lake Crystal government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,481,000 ($583.76)
    Regular Highways: $261,000 ($102.88)
    Sewerage: $233,000 ($91.84)
    Police Protection: $218,000 ($85.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $201,000 ($79.23)
    General - Other: $175,000 ($68.98)
    Water Utilities: $167,000 ($65.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000 ($44.54)
    Fire Protection: $93,000 ($36.66)
    Financial Administration: $67,000 ($26.41)
    Health Services - Other: $59,000 ($23.26)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($3.15)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($3.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $119,000 ($46.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $408,000 ($160.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $58,000 ($22.86)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($13.01)
    Fire Protection: $31,000 ($12.22)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($2.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($2.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $485,000 ($191.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($13.80)

Lake Crystal government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $228,000 ($89.87)
    All Other: $180,000 ($70.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000 ($46.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($3.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $354,000 ($139.53)
    Interest Earnings: $156,000 ($61.49)
    General Revenue, NEC: $44,000 ($17.34)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,446,000 ($569.96)
    Water Utilities: $198,000 ($78.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $491,000 ($193.54)
    All Other: $34,000 ($13.40)
  • Tax - Property: $575,000 ($226.65)
    Public Utilities: $94,000 ($37.05)
    NEC: $24,000 ($9.46)

Lake Crystal government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $2,210,000 ($871.11)
    Water Utilities: $565,000 ($222.70)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,964,000 ($2744.97)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,015,000 ($400.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $760,000 ($299.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $6,501,000 ($2562.48)
    Electric Utilities: $2,140,000 ($843.52)
    Water Utilities: $345,000 ($135.99)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $718,000 ($283.01)
    Water Utilities: $220,000 ($86.72)
    Electric Utilities: $70,000 ($27.59)

Lake Crystal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,026,000 ($1192.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,820,000 ($3476.55)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $111,000 ($43.75)

8.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nicollet County, MN  1.82% ($37,176 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.54% ($7,682)
from Le Sueur County, MN  0.41% ($29,245)


9.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.00%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nicollet County, MN  1.75% ($34,046 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.79% ($29,000)
to Waseca County, MN  0.44% ($33,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Crystal:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYSM (1230 AM; 1 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRBI (1310 AM; 1 kW; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Crystal:

  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K274AL (102.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K206DI (89.1 FM; NICOLLET, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRBI-FM (105.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K269EC (101.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: GEMINI BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Crystal:

  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
Lake Crystal fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lake Crystal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $1,368,000Total costs
  • 38,789Total average daily traffic
  • 2,866Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Crystal)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lake Crystal, MN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • LAKE CRYSTAL, 485 Scott St. (Lat: 44.109722 Lon: -94.224722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQGC242
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/2006, Expiration Date: 12/05/2016, Certifier: Ryan Fausch
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Lake Crystal, Lat: 44.128889 Lon: -94.187778, Type: Tower, Structure height: 151.8 m, Call Sign: WQKH680
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2009, Expiration Date: 05/22/2019, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr.
    Registrant: Dickstein Shapiro LLP, 1825 Eye St., Nw, Washington, DC 20006-5403, Phone: (202) 420-3042, Fax: (202) 420-2201, Email:
  • MS03NP712, 19060 510th Ave (Lat: 44.097028 Lon: -94.230111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 52.1 m, Call Sign: WQQS705
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • On Mn 60, 3.2 Km Nw Of (Lat: 44.128833 Lon: -94.187722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: KNKM587
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2004, Certifier: William Buxbaum
    Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: N0RSJ, Licensee ID: L00517152
    Grant Date: 05/14/2002, Expiration Date: 08/04/2012, Certifier: Lisa K Groebner
    Registrant: Lisa K Groebner, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Call Sign: N0UPC, Licensee ID: L00590362
    Grant Date: 11/14/2012, Expiration Date: 11/24/2022, Certifier: Rodney D Poulson
    Registrant: Rodney D Poulson, 615 Richard Rd., Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Call Sign: WA0TUU
    Grant Date: 10/15/1997, Expiration Date: 10/15/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2009
    Registrant: William M Owens, Rfd 1, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Call Sign: KK7UG, Previous Call Sign: KI0KD, Licensee ID: L00139417
    Grant Date: 08/01/2001, Expiration Date: 10/29/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2005, Certifier: Michael J Lewis
    Registrant: Michael J Lewis, 20190 489th Ave., Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Call Sign: KC0IYU, Licensee ID: L00291621
    Grant Date: 07/27/2010, Expiration Date: 10/13/2020, Certifier: Darwin A Sorenson
    Registrant: Darwin A Sorenson, 51749 Edgewater Road, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Call Sign: KD0NHL, Licensee ID: L01609135
    Grant Date: 12/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/21/2020, Certifier: Stephen L Johnson
    Registrant: Stephen L Johnson Mr, 601 Richard Road, Lake Crystal, MN 56055

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2312K , Serial Number: 5039, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth E Davey, 21786 Flint Rd, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2438P , Serial Number: 22-2809, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth E Davey, 21786 Flint Rd, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Aircraft: STINSON 10 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A80 SERIES (80 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27757 , Serial Number: 7696, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth E Davey, 21786 Flint Rd, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33587 , Serial Number: 14064, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Joel P Mckinzie, Po Box 826, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3786E , Serial Number: 7AC-7068, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): J Lonny Hughes, 21450 478th Ave, Lake Crystal, MN 56055

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$142,0901$91,1803$139,357
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$176,310
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$75,090
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Lake Crystal

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Crystal, MN
Most common first names in Lake Crystal, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2876.8 years
Robert2373.5 years
William1978.9 years
George1777.6 years
Mary1684.3 years
Thomas1576.2 years
Margaret1486.2 years
Carl1382.7 years
Emma1386.4 years
Charles1277.2 years
Most common last names in Lake Crystal, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6583.9 years
Roberts2379.6 years
Williams2379.9 years
Davis2280.0 years
Johnson2281.8 years
Anderson2079.2 years
Nelson1977.4 years
Larson1677.4 years
Hanson1486.4 years
Owens1486.7 years

Businesses in Lake Crystal, MN

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • FedEx: 1
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